Jacey Kaps Discusses Marriott International Inc.’s Recent Data Breach with Corporate Counsel
In an article published on December 3 in Corporate Counsel, Jacey Kaps discusses Marriott International Inc.’s recent data breach in which hackers gained access to the personal information of up to 500 million customers.
Kaps explains that the breach serves as a reminder to turn over every stone while a company is in the due diligence process of an acquisition – and shares that during a merger and acquisition process companies tend to skip over data.
“That comes up a lot. I just reviewed documents for a client and there was nothing about data ownership. If that is an issue here it would not be a great surprise,” Kaps states.
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